Guide to the Records of the Commission of Inquiry into the Viability of the Christmas Island Phosphate Industry (Australia)

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Collection Summary

Creator
Commission of Inquiry into the Viability of the Christmas Island Phosphate Industry (Australia)
Title
Records of the Commission of Inquiry into the Viability of the Christmas Island Phosphate Industry (Australia)
Date Range
1979-1980
Collection Number
MS 6160
Extent
0.36 metres (2 archive boxes)
Language of Materials
English
Repository
National Library of Australia

Introduction

Conditions Governing Access

Please refer to the collection's catalogue record (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn1311734) for the access conditions.

Conditions Governing Use

Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions. For such material, written permission to publish must be obtained from the copyright holder(s). Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.

Preferred Citation

Items from this collection should be cited as '[Title or description of manuscript item], Records of the Commission of Inquiry into the Viability of the Christmas Island Phosphate Industry (Australia), National Library of Australia, MS 6160, [box number and series and/or file number]'.

Item Descriptions

Series 1. Index Of Submissions

Consolidated Fertilizers Limited (File S1)

National Farmers' Federation (File S3)

Australian Conservation Foundation (File S4)

Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service (File S5)

Department of Immigration and Ethnic Affairs (File S6)

Australian Fertilizers Limited (File S7)

Adelaide and Wallaroo Fertilizers Limited (File S8)

Union of Christmas Island Workers (File S9)

Christmas Island Professional and Salaried Officers Association (File S11)

The Australian National Line (File S12)

Mr. M. C. Timbs - Commissioner for Australia (File S13)

CSBP Farmers Limited (File S14)

Department of Home Affairs (File S15)

Electrolytic Zinc Company of Australasia Limited (File S16)

Mr. V. A. Cook (File S17)

Department of Administrative Services (File S21)

C.S.I.R.O. (Division of Soils) (File S22)

Bureau of Agricultural Economics (File S23)

Australian Council of Trade Unions (File S24)

Department of Education (File S25)

International Council for Bird Preservation (File S26)

Commissioner for Community Relations (File S27)

Series 2. Index Of Public Exhibits

Christmas Island Agreement, No. 87 of 1949; Christmas Island Agreement, No. 69 of 1958 (Item 1)

Agreements between CIPC and BPC of 17 April 1953 and 23 April 1968 (Item 2)

Phosphate Supply Agreement (Item 3)

The Territory of Christmas Island Industrial Relations Ordinance, 1976 (Item 4)

Submission - Mr M. C. Timbs, Commissioner for Australia (Item 5)

Agreed Understanding between the Australian and New Zealand Governments concerning the commercial viability of Christmas Island Operation (Item 6)

Cost breakdown prepared by the Commission of Christmas Island direct costs of production (Item 7)

Submission - Electrolytic Zinc Company of Australasia Limited (Item 8)

Submission - CIPSOA (Item 9)

CIPC letter concerning its interest in four stevedoring ventures with fertilizer manufacturers (Item 10)

CIPC Operations Budget, 1979-1980 (Item 11)

CIPC Annual Accounts 1978 (Item 12)

Coopers and Lybrand Report on the landed costs of A Grade Phosphate Rock from Christmas Island (Item 13)

CIPC Reserves as at 30 June 1979 (Item 14)

Comparison of Florida and Christmas Island Phosphate Rock (Item 15)

CIPC Financial Studies Relating to Future Viability (Item 16)

Summary of discussions between Departments of Home Affairs, Administrative Services and Industrial Relations, BPC and UCIW (Item 17)

Submission - Dr R. S. Beckwith, CSIRO Division of Soils (Item 18)

Submission - Department of Home Affairs, Canberra (Item 19)

Submission - Department of Administrative Services, Canberra (Item 20)

Submission - Mr V. A. Cock (Item 21)

Submission - ACTU (Item 22)

Redundancy Provisions in Federal Awards and agreements (Item 23)

Letter from BPC to UCIW of 7 August 1979 concerning wage offers (Item 24)

Submission - National Farmers' Federation (Item 25)

"Conservation of Endangered Species on Christmas Island" - House of Representatives Standing Committee on Environment and Conservation, October 1974 (Item 26)

Submission - Australian Fertilizers Limited (Item 27)

Telex - Consolidated Fertilizers Limited concerning replies to questions from Commission (Item 28)

Quarterly Time Charter Indices prepared by the United Kingdom Chamber of Shipping (Item 29)

Telex - ANL concerning freight rates (Item 30)

World Survey of Phosphate Deposits, The British Sulphur Corporation Limited, 1971 (Item 31)

"Phosphate Rock: World Production, Trade and Resources", A.J.G. Notholt, Mineral Resources Division, Institute of Geological Sciences, London (Item 32)

Questions submitted by BPC to ANL (Item 33)

CIPC Board Minute No. 1400 of June 1979 concerning proposed termination of mining operations no later than 30 June 1983 (Item 34)

Newspaper Article, The Australian, 31 January 1980 concerning an address by N. G. Jenner, Chairman of The Australian Shipping Commission (Item 35)

CIPC Reports and Accounts for 1975/1976, 1976/1977 and 1977/1978 (Item 36)

Submission - Department of Immigration and Ethnic Affairs, Canberra (Item 37)

Submission - Department of Education, Canberra (Item 38)

Telex concerning BPC forward demand estimates for phosphate rock for Australia and New Zealand (Item 39)

Article in "Industrial minerals", January 1980 titled "Where is Florida's phosphate industry going?" (Item 40)

Telex from P.L. Louis, ISMA Limited, Paris, concerning world phosphate supplies (Item 41)

Telex from J. Lancaster, The British Sulphur Corporation Limited - Study requested by Commission of Inquiry (Item 42)

Newspaper article, "Australian Financial Review" 6 February 1980, "US allows phosphate sale to Soviet Union" (Item 43)

UCIW Log of Claims (Item 44)

BPC memorandum concerning Nauru Redundancy arrangements (Item 45)

BPC and UCIW Branches 1 and 2 Agreement 1979, Wages Schedule (Item 46)

The Territory of Christmas Island Bulletin, 17 November 1976, Announcement of Christmas Island Resettlement Scheme on 17 November 1976 by the then Minister for Administrative Services, Senator Rt Hon. R.G. Withers (Item 47)

The Territory of Christmas Island Bulletin, 19 November 1976, concerning Applications for Resettlement (Item 48)

The Territory of Christmas Island Bulletin 4 August 1976, Press Statement by the then Minister for Administrative Services, Senator Rt Hon. R.G. Withers, concerning the commencement of a resettlement scheme for long term Asian residents of Christmas Island (Item 49)

The Territory of Christmas Island Bulletin 22 November 1976 concerning the Christmas Island resettlement scheme (Item 50)

The Territory of Christmas Island Bulletin 9 September 1976 concerning the Second Reading Speech of the Christmas Island Agreement Bill 1976 made by the then Minister for Administrative Services, Senator Rt Hon. R.G. Withers (Item 51)

Submission - ACF (Item 52)

House of Representatives, Question Without Notice 31 may 1975 to the then Acting Prime minister, Rt Hon. J. D. Anthony concerning Duchess phosphate deposits (Item 53)

House of Representatives, Question Without Notice 2 June 1978 to the then Acting Prime minister, Rt Hon. J.D. Anthony concerning Duchess phosphate deposits (Item 54)

House of Representatives, Question Without Notice 2 June 1978 to the then Acting Prime Minister, Rt Hon. J. D. Anthony concerning Duchess phosphate deposits (Item 55)

House of Representatives, Question without Notice 6 June 1978 to the then acting Prime Minister, Rt Hon. J. D. Anthony concerning Duchess phosphate deposits (Item 56)

"Phosphate Raw Materials and Fertilizers: Part II - A Case History of Marginal Raw Materials, John Hoare, BPC (Item 57)


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